blue devils

  • 1 Blue Devils — may refer to:In botany: * Eryngium pinnatifidum , a plant from Western AustraliaIn military history: *The Fighting Blue Devils, nickname of the 88th Infantry Division (United States) of the United States Army in World War I and World War II *Blue …

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  • 2 Blue devils — Blue Blue (bl[=u]), a. [Compar. {Bluer} (bl[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Bluest}.] [OE. bla, blo, blew, blue, livid, black, fr. Icel.bl[=a]r livid; akin to Dan. blaa blue, Sw. bl[*a], D. blauw, OHG. bl[=a]o, G. blau; but influenced in form by F. bleu,… …

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  • 3 Blue Devils — ist der Name mehrerer American Football Teams, wie beispielsweise der der Hamburg Blue Devils aus Deutschland Duke Blue Devils aus North Carolina, USA Blue Devils (Hohenems) aus Österreich und einer Eishockey Mannschaft, den Blue Devils Weiden… …

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  • 4 blue devils — n. 1. delirium tremens or its hallucinations 2. a depressed feeling; the blues …

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  • 5 blue devils — 1. n. melancholia; depression. □ Hank is down with the blue devils again. □ How do you get rid of the blue devils? 2. n. the delirium tremens. □ You wouldn’t think that a society dame like that would have the blue devils, would you? …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 6 Blue devils — Devil Dev il, n. [AS. de[ o]fol, de[ o]ful; akin to G. ?eufel, Goth. diaba[ u]lus; all fr. L. diabolus the devil, Gr. ? the devil, the slanderer, fr. ? to slander, calumniate, orig., to throw across; ? across + ? to throw, let fall, fall; cf. Skr …

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  • 7 blue devils — noun a state of depression he had a bad case of the blues • Syn: ↑blues, ↑megrims, ↑vapors, ↑vapours • Hypernyms: ↑depression * * * 1 …

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  • 8 blue devils — blue′ dev′ils n. pl. 1) pat low spirits 2) pat delirium tremens • Etymology: 1780–90 …

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  • 9 blue devils — Synonyms and related words: blahs, blue Johnnies, blues, dismals, dods, doldrums, dolefuls, dorts, dumps, frumps, grumps, megrims, mopes, mulligrubs, mumps, pink elephants, pink spiders, pouts, snakes, sulks, sullens, the beezie weezies, the… …

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  • 10 blue devils — noun plural Date: 1781 low spirits ; despondency …

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  • 11 blue devils — 1. low spirits; depression. 2. See delirium tremens. [1780 90] * * * …

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  • 12 blue devils — noun low spirits; depression …

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  • 13 blue devils — amobarbital capsules …

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  • 14 Blue Devils — name of the athletic teams at Duke University (USA) …

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  • 15 blue-devils — n. pl. See blues …

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  • 16 blue devils — /blu ˈdɛvəlz/ (say blooh devuhlz) plural noun 1. low spirits. 2. → delirium tremens …

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  • 17 Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps — The Blue Devils Location Concord, CA Division …

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  • 18 Blue Devils Weiden — 1. EV Weiden Größte Erfolge Aufstieg in die 2. Bundesliga 2003 Oberligameister 2003 Klassenerhalt in der 2. Bundesliga 03/04 Vereinsinfos Geschichte 1. EV Weiden (1985−2000) Blue Devils Weiden (seit 2000) …

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  • 19 Blue Devils d'Hambourg — Hamburg Blue Devils Club fondé en 1992 …

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  • 20 Blue Devils (aerobatic team) — The Blue Devils or the 410 (F) Squadron Aerobatic Team were a Canadian military aerobatic team that flew the de Havilland Vampire jet aircraft from May 4, 1949 until August 1951. Initially started as a team of 4 by World War II flying ace Flight… …

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